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Southcrest Recreation Center

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Visit SDRecConnect (link) to conveniently browse a variety of activities offered by the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department and Recreation Councils. Itís as easy as One, Two, and Three. Sign up for an account, find a class or activity, and register!

If you are registering a child for an activity, please do not use the childís information when completing a New Account. Adding family members after successfully creating an account can be completed later.

Please note: An email which includes a confirmation message with a special first-time activation link will be sent after signing up a new primary account. It is possible the email may go to your junk or spam folder. You will not be able to use your new account until you've used this special link!

If you need assistance,please see the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) link at the bottom of the SDRecConnect page.


> Free Spring Lunch will be offered to children 18 years and younger Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. starting March 30 through April 24. Free snacks will be offered from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. This program is offered in partnership with the San Diego Unified School District, and received an Award of Excellence from the California Parks and Recreation Society.

Kick Boxing Class

Starts October 2, 2014
Tuesday and Thursday
Ages: 7 to 12, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Ages: 13 to 17, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $10.00

Southcrest Teen Center/After-school Teen Program

Tutoring, tournaments, field trips and monthly special events!
Monday through Friday
Time: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Ages: 12 to 17
Cost: Free

Ceramics Class

Time: 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 14
Cost: Free

Weight Room

Monday through Thursday 1:00 to 7:45 p.m.
Friday 1:00 to 6:45 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Ages: 12 and up
$10 per month, paid only at every fist of the month. Any payments made after only valid through end of month.

Cooking Class

Every first and last Thursday of the month.
Time: 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 17
Cost: Free

Homework Club

Mondays and Fridays
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Ages: 5 to 17
Cost: Free

Southcrest Recreation Center offers Ceramics Classes, Cooking Classes, Youth/Adult Soccer Leagues, Youth Flag-Football Leagues, Youth Basketball leagues, and Baseball Leagues as well as Recreational open gym Basketball.

For more information please call 619-527-3417.

History of the Center

The Southcrest Civic Club built the original building at this site, then donated it to the City of San Diego. Materials and labor were donated by local merchants, residents and labor unions. The center was dedicated in 1950.

Directions and Bus Route

Map this location

From Interstate 805 take the 43rd Street exit and turn right at the traffic signal. Proceed two blocks and turn left on Newton Avenue. The center is on the left.

The center is accessible by bus via SDMTS routes 11, 955.